When Richard Perez was in his early 30s he had a vision. God came into his room, lifted him up out of bed and took him into his kid's room. There, God told Perez that he needed to change the harmful direction of his life or he would find his kids were no longer a part of his life. The vision shook Perez. He'd never experienced anything like it. Yet, he found it difficult to comply. He wasn't ready to pull away from the road of destruction he'd been on since his teen years.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden scored 33 points for Houston and Cleveland star LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cavaliers on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.
- Aliya Mustafina overcame the pain of a knee injury six months ago to win the uneven bars competition in gymnastics - one of three gold medals for Russia for the day. Other victories for Russia came from Alan Khugaev in men's 84-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling and Yuliya Zaripova in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase.
Upwards of 300 volunteers are helping Manteca police and fire be more efficient as well as making it possible to offer "quality of life" services that other municipalities have had to let go to the wayside due to budget cutbacks.
A 5K run is the first thing on the daily agenda for family law attorney Kendall Darr before she heads to one of several committee meetings, to court or just going to her office at the McFall, Burnett and Brinton law firm in Manteca.
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) - An unidentified gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday in a rampage that left terrified congregants hiding in closets and others texting friends outside for help. The suspect was killed outside the temple in a shootout with police officers.
NEW YORK (AP) - The killing of six worshippers at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee brought fresh worries Sunday to the half million U.S. followers of a faith whose congregants have worried about their safety since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when some began targeting adherents of a peaceful religion that stresses the equality of people.